A recent study observed 73 lakh men in the Indian urban population, it was found that a staggering 80.63 percent were vitamin D deficient. Across the four zones of India, East recorded an 86.6 percent deficiency. The sunshine vitamin is naturally produced in the human body when the skin is directly exposed to sunlight. Apart from thirst, laziness, and fatigue, here are 3 Vitamin D deficiency symptoms which, you must watch out for.
Health care experts have said that a minimum of 15 minutes under the sun thrice a week ensures Vitamin D sufficiency. As the adequacy of vitamin D helps your immune system fight infections, cold, flu alongside reducing symptoms of hypertension, cardiovascular, autoimmune and metabolic diseases. Its sufficiency enhances the bodily absorption of calcium and phosphorus, which also helps in strengthening bones. Read on...
Bone pain and muscle weakness
Adults who suffer from vitamin D deficiency often complain about recurring pain in their bones and muscles. Alongside joint stiffness and fatigue that remarkably decreases the overall quality of life.
Fits of grief and sadness
Vitamin D deficiency stops you from having a positive and upbeat outlook on life. Exposure to the sun helps improve the level of serotonin, the neurotransmitter responsible for lifting your spirits and elevating your mood. Therefore, if you feel blue, gloomy or depressed it's advisable to get yourself checked for lack of vitamins.
If you experience a lot of head sweat, you might be suffering from an acute deficiency of vitamin D. Head sweating, throbbing pain and irritability are prominent symptoms which, help identify vitamin D deficiency.
You can treat these symptoms by making some stringent lifestyle changes by participating in outdoor activities regularly. Also, incorporate vitamin D-rich foods to your diets like milk, cheese, and fatty fish like tuna, salmon, and mackerel or even certain foods fortified with vitamin D such as cereals, orange juice, soy products, yoghurt, and so on.